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Peter Francesconi

Ace Media Group


Peter Francesconi

Peter Francesconi has been in publishing for more than 25 years, working with newspapers, a wire service and magazines. He is the editor of Racquet Sports Industry, the world’s largest tennis trade publication, and through his company, Ace Media Group, he works closely with the Tennis Industry Association and other groups in communications, marketing and public relations. He was managing editor of Tennis Magazine from 1990 to 1999 and editorial director of Tennis’s custom publishing division from 1999 to 2009.


Case study | March 12, 2014
Louisville, Kentucky: Playing to Win in “Championship City”   

By: Peter Francesconi

For Louisville, Kentucky, winning comes easy, and often—especially when it comes to hosting successful sports events


Article | March 6, 2014
Fields of Dreams   

By: Peter Francesconi

In the U.S., no sport has a more unique and storied history than baseball and no nation has better facilities.


Case study | January 10, 2014
Greensboro, North Carolina: Playing The Game in ‘Tournament Town’   

By: Peter Francesconi

When it comes to sports travel, some locations may do one or two things well. But Greensboro, North Carolina, covers all the bases.


Article | January 3, 2014
Basketball: Courting the Win   

By: Peter Francesconi

Basketball is one of the most popular team sports in the country. In fact, probably every adult in the U.S., at some point in their lives, has been...more >>


Case study | November 14, 2013
Hamilton, Indiana: A Grand Slam for Hamilton County   

By: Peter Francesconi

When it comes to creating a sports destination in grand style, Hamilton County, Indiana clearly is hitting a grand slam.


Case study | November 12, 2013
North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina: Building a Premier Sports Destination   

By: Peter Francesconi

There clearly is something satisfying about announcing the construction of a new state-of-the-art sports complex, then immediately receiving...more >>


Article | November 4, 2013
Courts of Appeal   

By: Peter Francesconi

Tennis facilities are unique among sports venues, since tennis is played in much more intimate settings than traditional field sports.


Article | September 9, 2013
Softball: The Game America Plays   

By: Peter Francesconi

Softball is hitting it out of the park, with more than 7.63 million people ages 6 and up participating.


Article | June 24, 2013
Fast Break: Lacrosse, America’s First Sport, is Enjoying Unprecedented Growth   

By: Peter Francesconi

Lacrosse is the oldest sport in the U.S., played centuries ago by Native Americans. Now, America’s first sport is one of this country’s...more >>


Case study | April 30, 2013
Colorado Springs, Colorado: Bringing Your Game to the Sports Mecca   

By: Peter Francesconi

When it comes to sports, no other area of the country can say it has as much to offer as Colorado Springs. The region not only is home to 45 national...more >>


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